Destination: Cambria, California

Five years have passed since I last went to Cambria. With its sweeping bluffs and rocky shoreline stretching for miles and miles, this small, seaside village in Central California is a rugged, wild retreat for anyone looking to escape the bustle of city life. Despite the fact that I've traveled so many places in the world, … Continue reading Destination: Cambria, California

Destination: San Sebastián, Spain

Also called "Donostia" in the Basque language, San Sebastián is a coastal city in northern Spain, just 20 kilometers (12 miles) from the border with France. It is a popular beach resort, as plenty of tourists flock to the sandy shores for surf and sun in the warmer months. San Sebastián would be my final … Continue reading Destination: San Sebastián, Spain

Destination: Santillana del Mar, Spain

For the last couple of years, Santillana del Mar had been at the top of my list of places to visit in Spain (rather Europe, in general). It has been nicknamed "the prettiest village in Spain," and a quick Google search will prove that to be correct. From its cobblestone streets to its small, but … Continue reading Destination: Santillana del Mar, Spain

Destination: Bilbao & Getxo, Spain

The Basque Country is a part of Spain that I had interest in exploring for quite some time. In general, I had been keen on visiting the north of Spain to see how it compared to my time dominantly spent south of the country, most notably in the Catalan and Andalusian regions. Visiting the north … Continue reading Destination: Bilbao & Getxo, Spain

Destination: Segovia, Spain

Segovia was the final stop I did while stationed in Madrid for summer break last June. After a lovely day trip to Salamanca, I headed out in good spirits to visit Segovia, which is world-famous for its towering aqueduct in the heart of the city. With its streets and buildings steeped in regal history, Segovia … Continue reading Destination: Segovia, Spain